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August 17, 2017 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Category: Lecture
Location: Scott Hall Room 3125 | Map
540 E. Canfield
Detroit, MI 48201
Cost: Free

The leader of the Division of Infectious Diseases for the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine will present a special Dean’s Lecture at the Wayne State University School of Medicine on Aug. 17.

Sing Sing Way, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of Pediatrics and the Pauline and Lawson Reed Chair of the Division of Infectious Diseases, and an infectious disease physician-scientist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, will present “Immunological shifts during pregnancy and after parturition” from  noon to 1:15 p.m. Aug. 17.

The lecture will take place in Room 3125 of Scott Hall.

Dr. Way, a graduate of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, provides clinical care for infants and children with communicable infection. His laboratory investigates the pathogenesis of fetal wastage that occurs with prenatal infection and maternal-fetal immune tolerance.

His research in developmental and reproductive immunology has been described in many publications in prestigious scientific journals, including Nature, Cell, and Cell Host & Microbe. His work has been recognized with the E. Mead Johnson Award from the Society of Pediatric Research and the inaugural Gale and Ira Drukier Prize in Children’s Health Research. His research is supported by the National Institutes of Health, the March of Dimes Foundation, Burroughs Wellcome Fund and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Scholars program.

For more information about this event, please contact Jennifer Turpin at 313-577-6358 or jturpin@med.wayne.edu.